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SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 9:30pm PST
. >> how do you tie-in your experience with this particular are commission this is immigrants from latino america. most of the families that served like my parenting parents they understand the issues they want to make sure their children have a better life and get the best education so we see the issues and barriers. many of them live in the shadows we don't ask or tell. that's why this is so important it will make people want to attribute. we see how poverty weeks ago on people their trans gentle and move across san francisco immigrants go toward affordable housing that's why you have hirnt point that's more diverse and we continue to see the impact of the new comer youth. by the serve several scalds that have a large number of newcomers youth and see the channels their vulnerable to gang recruitment and to drop out we want to make sure the english language learners are not far behind. i think i bring alls experiences to the committee and those issues that impact gantsz or gun points >> thank you very much and for you're good work and a neblths one up. and thank you four attending the
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
to appoint 6 members to the immigrant rights commission there are 8 seats and 6 applicant. >> okay. we have the immigrant affairs office here. >> good afternoon chair joe and supervisor breed and supervisor cowen. it's an honor to see you. i think we're at an should not moment in the history of the immigrants rights commission we have a number of should not folks who are interested in joining the commission. the commission has been here for over 16 years and not as effective as it is now. in the past few years the commission has conducted over - we have public safety and federal immigration and that's for protecting community. the commission is also issued several major reports on expensive glths reform and recently held a meeting on the court instructs the jury closer. so today, the commission is recognized for a vicinities for the city's underserved community. this is due in large part because of the partnership with my office. the commissioners that come to meeting they listen to the community, they do all even though heavy lifting on behalf of their fellow commissioners they're a diver
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
in terms of neglectly. i want to see this is diverse. i'm curious in regards to immigrant percentage whooid wide just broad strokes it didn't have to be denied in broad strokes what's our immigrant population in san francisco >> our immigrant population in san francisco just made a presentation on this is 36 percent or one in every 3 receipts in the city. regardless of the breakdown the europe wan and ailing and aevenlg >> about 64 percent are from and 16 percent if mexican and 13 and a half percent from the uc and ireland and germany and other parts of europe and 1.6 percent are from african and nigeria and other parts of africa that he and then less than two tenths are from the occurring run. >> what are the russian. >> they fall a - supervisor breed you have a question? >> i'm happy to bring telling up but let me start by saying anyone can bring whoever you want this is a system that has existed for a long time. you were actually an interim in any office and they were to assist with information for the rules committee. and for any item that's brought before the rules committee the o
Comedy Central
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
for the "new york times" syndicate. i'm an immigrant i need a lot of jobs scanchts. [ laughter ] >> jon: exactly. i don't know if you are familiar with the more standard american news anchors but brian williams, and i know this will for a fact. shows up at 5:00 pretty drunk. >> sorry. [ laughter ] >> jon: reads from the teleprompter and basically spends rest of his night in a brtel. >> are you sure? >> jon: almost positive. >> we have to research that. >> jon: probably have to research that. kind of an incredible time. how long have you been at univision? >> i've been working for univision for almost 30 years now. >> jon: what is the change that you've seen? here you are you've earned this authority and gravitas in that community that watches univision and all of a sudden 30 years later you find that you are in the most relevant, fastest growing demographic and political voice in the county right now. >> it has changes. when i first arrived in the united states in 1953 there were only 50 million lat teenows. right now there are 55 million latinos. as you know we love to make babies. [ l
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
on immigration, when it will be put forward, what form it will take. the speaker of the house bringing an end to a top assistant on the issue who is -- as part of senator mccain's term when it was mccain kennedy into does a six and seven on the amnesty bill. where you are going? >> we don't do well as a nation when we do these big, comprehensive things. you see what happened with obamacare. immigration is no different. the chairman has said the right approach, done the right thing. that is ultimately where the house goes. lou: for whenever it matters, i have endorsed chairman good lot, his plan to my proposal command approach. i have not heard the same thing from the speaker. i have heard you talking more like the gang of eight is his preference. during the biddinggof tom donahue over the chamber of commerce. which is the reality? >> i think the chairman will be the reality. i sit on the judiciary committee. we're taking these in a piecemeal basis. i think we will get a good bill that is going to be an incremental bill, but that is the way we should be doing it. we need to solve some of the r
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
immigrants to become german citizens to hold onto their passports the rule has been a heavy burden or injuries more than three million strong turkish community which surfaced during the postwar boom when germany was in need of extra laborers many of the children are reluctant to weaken ties with their own way. they are journeys incoming government is pledging to put an end to the requirement for german born children of immigrant parents to select one nationality before the twenty third birthday. foreigners are able to apply for german citizenship after legally reside in the country for eight years later forced to give up their old nationality the turkish community overwhelmingly muslim present unique challenges for a country like germany which lacks a repudiation of welcoming immigrants but now needs them to make up for declining birth rates merkel's conservatives are still refusing to grant dual citizenship for all people those who were once forced into choosing one passport before the new law comes into play will not be able to apply that to get a second one. i had to leave the m
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
. obviously he was an incredible friend and spoken here about immigration and so i just always had a wonderful interaction here with the young people. >> let's play "hardball." you have graduate students here and faculty. there's a resistance among the young people to enrolling in the exchanges and getting involved in taking responsibility for their health care. what's your argument of why they should do that. >> first of all, i understand why people were resistant about going on a website that wasn't working right. fortunately, because of some very hard work, we've now got it to the point where for the vast majority of people it's working well. and my message to young people is, take a look for yourself. the truth is that most college-aged students, because of the law, can stay on their parents' plan and that may be the best deal for them and we've already insured three million people. and your first job where you don't have full health insurance benefits may mean that you stay on your parents' plan a little bit longer. but at some point, let's say when you turn 26, if you're between jobs or
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
endorsement here. and obviously, he was an incredible friend and spoken here about immigration. and so i just always have a wonderful interaction with the young people here. they're doing a great job. >> well, let's play "hardball." >> let's do it. >> you have a great audience here of college-age people and graduate students and faculty. there is resistance there, seen it in polls to enrolling in the exchanges and to get involved in taking responsibility for their health care. what's your argument why they should do that. >> first of all, i understand why people would have been resistant to go on a website that wasn't working right. and fortunately, because of some very hard work, we have now got it to the point where for the vast majority of people, it's working well. and my message to young people is take a look for yourself. the truth is that most college-age students, because of the law, can stay on their parents' plan. and that may be the best deal for them. we have already insured about 3 million people. ask your first job where you don't have full health insurance benefits may mean tha
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
or smaller things? >> the first thing i would actually like to see in congress is comprehensive immigration reform. i mean, if you look at what the senate did, there is a path there that a lot of people compromised on to create a path to citizenship plus ways of making sure that we take people out of the shadows, we grow our economy, and we make sure our borders are secure. and so first and foremost, the house of representatives needs to focus on that. and i was part of the fast for families yesterday. i have been arrested on the whole process of trying to get to immigration reform and whatnot. in terms of education, this is an issue. pre-k is an issue about showing whether results actually really matter and what the research actually really matters or whether the congress lives in an evidence-free zone. we have seen pre-k actually works to help level the playing field. the president has put a bill out there. the house of representatives actually have a bipartisan bill, that aligns in the house of representatives and the senate, the miller-harkin bill, that has two republicans from new york
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm EST
-care or immigration and if so, when? >> the answer to the question of when is for the last two years the president has put on the table of very aggressive jobs bill that would invest in our infrastructure, roads and bridges, a human capital to make sure people have skills they need to succeed, immigration reform is a job creator passing immigration reform. amazing to me how much better we could be doing if we could make sure we provide certainty in washington rather than manufactured crises. liz: the federal reserve watch you guys, they watch this number and tied it when they might taper or hike interest rates to the unemployment rates which thankfully people would say happily enough kicked down 0.3% to 7.zero. their level is 6.5. one might argue we are not exactly within spitting distance but close enough. how closely do you watch what the fed is doing? they are watching what the labor department and these numbers do. >> we watch with great interest but also respect the independence of the fed and they will make whatever decisions they make along the time lines that they make them. our focus is what
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
endorsement here. obviously he was an incredible friend and had spoken here about immigration. i always have a wonderful interaction with the young people here. they're doing a great job. >> well, let's play "hardball." >> let's do it. >> you have a great audience here of college age people and graduate students an faculty. there's some resistance out there among young people. have seen it in the polls to enrolling in the exchanges and get involved in taking responsibility for their health care. what's your argument why they should do that? >> well, first of all, i understand why people would have been resistant to going on a website that wasn't working right. and fortunately because of some very hard work, we've now got it to the point where for the vast majority of people it's working well. and my message to the young people is take a look for yourself. the truth is that most college-aged students because of the law can stay on their parents' plan and they may be the best deal for them. we've already insured about 3 million people. and your first job where you don't have full health insura
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
announced his endorsement here. obviously he was an incredible friend and spoke in here about immigration. so i just have a wonderful interaction with the young people here. they're doing a great job. >> let's play "hardball." >> let's do it. >> you have a college age group and faculty. you have young people taking responsibility for their health care. what's your argument why they should do that. >> first of all, i understand why people would be resistant to going on a website that wasn't working right. and fortunately because of some very hard work we've thousand got it to the point where for the vast majority of people it's working well. my message to the young people is take a look yourself. most college age students, because of the law can stay on their parents' plan, and that hey be the best deal for them. and we've already insured about 3 million people. and your first job where you don't have full health insurance benefits may mean that you stay on your parents' plan a little bit longer. but at some point, let's say when you turn 26, if you're between jobs or you've got a passion,
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
beast. his parents were immigrants to the united states from south africa. also with us, cnn political commentator, the republican strategist, ana navarro. peter, i will start with you. you wrote a very compelling article. i will put a line up on the screen because i want you to explain to our viewers what you meant. as with dr. martin luther king, it is this subversive aspect of mandela's legacy that is most in danger of being erased as he enters america's pantheon of sanitized moral icons but it is precisely the aspect that americans most badly need. tell us what's being left out of mandela's story today. >> for most of his life as an activist against apartheid, the united states government was supportive of south africa's apartheid regime because they were our allies in the cold war. we have been taught since the cold war by politicians that have said it again and again that the cold war was simply a struggle for freedom in which we were on the side of the angels and the soviet union was on the side ofevil. the soviet union was an evil regime but there is another story of the cold w
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
announcements today. >> the president said he wanted to see immigration reform, health care reform, and a budget. is there a timetable on those? is there a way to get those or is this an ongoing process? >> we talked about the button aggressions that are underway. the effort toto pass conference of immigration reform, the president believes the congress can act and should act as soon as possible. they can act right away, thousand could, when it comes to these issues. they are not gone yet. they ought to do something between now and their departure that could signal to the american people, in the case of have allbill, that we of the necessary elements of that important legislation taken up -- taking care of on behalf of americans who depend on food and efficient assistance. and when it comes to conference of immigration reform, as i've said in the past, and conservatives have said in the past, there are many things that conservatives could make a strong case for, including strong economic growth, including bringing people out of the shadows and making sure that they get to the back of the line in
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 2:30pm PST
or background. i am proud of being black and proud of being an immigrant of british subjects but i want to be seen as an american and melson -- nelson mandela was able to create that image. we are not black south africans or white south africans, we are one family, one nation, when people. i hope that his image and spirit will live on for generations to come. l, a trailblazer himself, the u.s. secretary of state who is black on the man who inspired him so much. dozens of people have gathered outside nelson mandela's former home and so it oh -- in soweto. our respondent who filed this report. paying tribute to the father the nation. he was the consummate reconciler. this was the house he would return to when he was released in prison. in february of 1990. we met one of mr. mandela's neighbors. met those who lived in the same street. >> i went with him to introduce him to the neighbor. after so many years being away from there. them. -- he still loves he still remembered their names. >> when i went to school here in the late 1970s and i 1980s, he was still in prison. there was no road her
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 8:30pm PST
for the workforce. definitely have passed the young people that were part of my program they were immigrants most emigrated like in the last 3ish years so they had a huge learning curve and i maid they were prepared to go to work and learn the laws that applies as a young person in san francisco. that's a lot more direct services. in terms of what i do i'm the coordinator for the hall of justice that focuses on sfeesh for people with high barriers to employment. and kind of identify what our barriers for adults in the services. so trying to see how we can help people with different abilities like access like the workforce system in san francisco so we have a really good department economic workforce development but for district 11 we found there's a lot of people that are again limited english spanking speaking so they have bad barriers they might have documentation issues and not enough time or experience there's a mri i can't do of different barriers. so we're trying to figure out ways to support them and a not just training them but also trying to advocacy in terms of workers rights and buildi
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am PST
are different pots on the same stove. that's what has changed. immigrants used to come here. my great grand parents would come here and make sure their kids learned evening lish. that was important. they came to this country and they wanted every generation to be more successful jie. and they didn't want to bring the filthy language they knew. >> thank you. >> and there is a fine line between preserving your culture and heritage. my great grandparents italy ant want to speak italian. they shut off the lights on their italian family members and they would say we are not home because they didn't speak english. >> chef boy-ardie is outside. >> they were racist against their own kind. >> you also want to do what is best for you and your family to get along in the new culture. it is something you are fighting fighting and america will have to fight. >> it is not just the school district, but it is people doing the battle going on in people's houses. >> absolutely. >> young and old. >> but like you said, you are now -- what used to be the norm, you are a bigot if you suggest that is a good idea.
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am PST
% approve. on the economy, a whopping 65% disapprove. 31% approve. and on immigration policy, 60% disapprove of the president's take, just 32% approve. so you can see the president is standing among americans is at its lowest point ever. the question now becomes can the republican party capitalize in the grand ole party still divided between so-called moderate republicans and committed conservatives. the brawl has been going on for years. and right now the tea party is right in the middle of it. according to real clear politics average, a possible presidential candidates. chris christie a moderate is ahead at 189 percent. conservative rand paul 17%. senator ted cruz 12%. florida senator marco rubio 12%. congressman paul ryan 11%. and jeb bush 10.5%: all these men have a chance to run against hillary clinton in 2016. mrs. clinton is far ahead of any democratic challenger and will remain so. with americans disenchanted by obama care and a bad economy, it would seem the republicans would have some momentum, but they don't. because there is not one clear message. and even on philosophy, politic
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
undocumented immigrants than any president previous president in the history of the united states. so there are some things that the president has done to really annoy the latino voter. now, i have to add and caution people who might say this ii a great chance now for the republicans. the way the republicans can torpedo this chance among hispanic social security to keep a point of view when it comes to immigration reform. i think if republicans are smart now, they will seize this obvious decline in popularity, this reflex approval of the president among latinos and say, as bill o'reilly has said, as sean hannity has said, let's be more open minded and more modern and let's be more reform oriented when it comes to immigration. we can get this vital voting block on our corner. >> who is doing that right now? >> who on the republican side? >> who in your mind? >> there are some voices. mostly comment tears. i have to say, rather than elected officials. you hear people like cantor, for instance, these are guys -- paul ryan, these are guys that could very easily influence the gop away from
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
of the ins if you chose to ignore pat on an immigration issue you do it on your own. the senator does a lot of things that are below the radar screen that make a big difference in the lives of other people who would otherwise fall through the cracks. he is not a show horse. he is a work horse. he has been a long time leader in the international campaign against landmi mines. he authored a bill to ban the export of these horrible weapons and spearheaded the effort to aid victims of land minds by creating a special fund and that fund has now on annual bases provide $12 million in aid to the vaccinaictims of these bomb. he sponsored the patrick leahy law and that prohibits the department of state and defense to provide military aid to foreign military and police forces that engage and violate human rights. and he never stops leading on an issue central to our mission at human rights first and that is refuge protection. and the act he sponsors elimina eliminates them from not having safe places to go. in 2009, he called for the creation of an independent investigation for torture after 9-11. he
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am EST
fellow where he focuses on immigration policy and border control and security initiatives. as a board member we have been incredibly blessed with his expertise that have been invaluable to navigate complex political challenges. please join me to welcome jim ziegler. >> 84 that kind and generous introduction is a particular pleasure to introduce our keynote speaker. patrick leahy for -- patrick leahy from the great state of vermont. it is my pleasure because i consider him to be a good friend and for all of you out there it is possible for republicans or democrats to be friends in washington today. it is not easy but it is possible but a special honor because he is a real honest to goodness champion of the causes human rights for everyone everywhere. without reservation there is no greater champion of human rights of the u.s. congress and our friend patrick leahy. he is determined with his heroic work to the advance human rights is too extensive in detail to give him a chance to talk but with two or three of his large accomplishments but before i do that i want to mention i had an oppo
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am EST
comprehensive immigration reform will. we are very disappointed on this side of the aisle that the senate bill has not been put on the floor. our bill or one of the four bills out of committee. it was supported by the republican party and the judiciary committee. they have not been brought to the floor. we believe immigration reform is a critically important action for the congress to take. we hope anyone of those options would be brought to the table. the senate has passed in a bipartisan way the end of discrimination in employment. we talk about jobs. we talk about economic opportunity. passed that bill. that is not on the agenda either. i noticed we do have an extension bill that has been specifically reference. we will get to a debate on that next week. we have a suspension bill we have been urging that is reported out of committee that passed by 350 votes. it simply says we ought to have a plan, and that will be to extend manufacturing, grow profits, gross salaries for individuals -- gross salaries -- grow salaries for individuals. and taxnt assistance extenders had been reference. hopefu
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
% approve. and on immigration policy, 60% disapprove of the president's take, just 32% approve. so you can see the president is standing among americans is at its lowest point ever. the question now becomes can the republican party capitalize in the grand ole party still divided between so-called moderate republicans and committed conservatives. the brawl has been going on for years. and right now the tea party is right in the middle of it. according to real clear politics average, a possible presidential candidates. chris christie a moderate is ahead at 189 percent. conservative rand paul 17%. senator ted cruz 12%. florida senator marco rubio 12%. congressman paul ryan 11%. and jeb bush 10.5%: all these men have a chance to run against hillary clinton in 2016. mrs. clinton is far ahead of any democratic challenger and will remain so. with americans disenchanted by obama care and a bad economy, it would seem the republicans would have some momentum, but they don't. because there is not one clear message. and even on philosophy, political philosophy, the party is deeply divided. it will ta
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
on an immigration issue, you do it at your own peril. i can tell you senator leahy does a lot of things that are below the radar screen that make a big difference in the lives of a lot of people who would otherwise fall through the cracks. he is not a show horse. he is a workhorse. pat leahy has been a longtime leader in the international campaign against land mines. in fact, in 1992, he offered the first bill of any government anywhere to be in the export of these very horrible weapons. in fact, he spearheaded the effort in congress to aid victims of landmines by creating a special fund known as the leahy war victims fund and that fund has now, an annual basis provides about $12 million of aid to victims of these horrible bombs. in 1897, senator leahy sponsored historic legislation appropriately known as the leahy law, which prohibits the u.s. department of state department of state and department of defense from providing military aid to foreign military and police forces and engage them byerly human rights. and he never stopped bleeding on an issue central to our mission at human rig
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
. copy this space needle is making me with that holds the seat towards immigrants and on saturday at the very idea of the eu. it was still the main street crossing enough to cause evidence is stacked to the right to eat any but to get to date the conference can said that since starting the bit that's still on the liberals dying as david jack. i asked the great wall said in an ep represented the albion alliance be simple. there is a haunting prepared to stand up to the far right. when so many are simply moving on to their ground in the hope of recovering lost books of the cutest if this is an existence here in opinion polls to see it in people's attitudes. we have to convince people that is the european union brings us a lot of benefits but needs reform. ppd is to continue to bring us the benefits of makes it to the grace that but suddenly swimming and getting the tights. why do liberals have to fix months before the european elections to convince a skeptical that the debate eu integration is in good faith. meanwhile the lights will be whacking justice hearts can increase in sanfo
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
ranging from the economy through immigration. perhaps the real question here is show the maker's be searching for aliens are focusing on the issues right here on planet earth. and wanna update you on the breaking news that we've been falling former south african president nelson mandela just passed away a short time ago he was at ninety five years old. mandela has been viewed as a hero to people all around the world and was the biggest leader against apartheid. his health has been failing consistently over the past few months due to a recurring lung infection in his last in the hostel in september but was discharged and allowed to return home he was a nobel peace prize moderate and one of south africa's most beloved presidents of all time. our hearts go out to his family has made it for now from one story to cover go to youtube dot com slash rt america check our website for the latest on the nelson mandela story and follow me on twitter at meg and underscore lopez aussie about kerry. you see the world reading for globally minded people. hunters and underwriters local contact us
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
at the bench at the one who is an american accent in its honor our immigrants to snow. i'm also interested in and how. i'll wear it. families can come to this place they didn't and made it home and i struggled but you know what the last two games against that. that is also kind of coming to you some of that. stories that they try to tell him i just did it. however to see it essentially. and how we like it i know a. it is. sells steve. the knee is booked in at this hour. in june and then receive double again to speak life into the elusive out at the games and handling the dems didn't get right than ample oh seven amateur singing officially recognized
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 8:30am PST
on immigration department the piece over three thousand seven hundred suspicious pregnant woman from mainland china and turkey and on call. apart from that when these babies grow up a tiny can also start to worry about educational issues the gold out of the hong kong education zero them to condemn them into the debate over five thousand eight hundred students were studying hong kong but with the intention. the train to the club in two thousand total number stored in nearly thirty thousand. if you're sticking out. the twenty seven percent increase compared to the previous year the limited educational resources have been a more difficult for parents and school for the kit. here's what you can receive multiple mission letters. in alkaline about what it will get the entire night to get an application for the win gave birth to a top hong kong a few years ago. if you need to find a primary school for daughter. she committed fourteen application forms for primary school on top overall the project or applications. local resident and not having any remind her that she cannot go to hong kong. i mean wh
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 10:30am PST
at the one who is an american accent for natives. or are immigrants to snow. i'm also interested in and how. i'll wear it families can come to this place they didn't and made it home and i struggled and let you know what the left hand in things like that. that is also kind of coming to you some of that. story then headed to town i just did it however to see it essentially. and how we write to me. i know. it all. cheesy yes you . the news on him nelson mandela has passed away the age of ninety five he was south africa's first black president and anti apartheid icon and that south africa's transition from white minority rule in the nineteen nineties to twenty seven years in prison he has been receiving sandstone base medical kit for a lung infection after three months in hospital in a statement in south africa national tv presenter jacob's mom said
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
more than one in ten students drop out. born to poor immigrant parents in the west african nation of cape verde, dipina knows well the barriers to a child's success. >> i used my-- as a motivation. today as an education-- educator i tell my students don't use your personal issues as an impediment, to come to school. sues it as a motivation. because it will pay off. >> reporter: he says the words in life of one of africa's greatest elders will long inspire. >> and this is the person i was talking about, nelson mandela. he paved the way for others. and i think that cycle should only continue, if you want to have a better world. >> reporter: many will remember how nelson mandela changed the world, including one kid in the bleachers who was moved to try to do the same one classroom at a time. >> there is no easy walk to freedom anywhere. >> reporter: jim axelrod, cbs news, boston. >> pelley: in a moment, bill clinton's very personal remembrance of nelson mandela. mandela. o cold liast thds. asthma doesn't affect my job... you missed the meeting again last week! it doesn't affect my fa
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
model in a school where more than one in ten students drop out. born to poor immigrant parents in the west african nation of cape verde, depina knows well barriers to a child's success. >> i use my hardships as a motivation. today as an educator, i tell my students, well, don't use your personal issues as an impediment for not coming to school and not succeeding in school. as a matter of fact, use that as a motivation because later on it will pay off. >> reporter: depina says the words in life of one of africa's greatest elders will long inspire. >> and this is the person i was talking about, nelson mandela. he has paved the way for others, and i think that cycle should only continue if you want to have a better world. >> reporter: many will remember how nelson mandela changed the world, including one kid in the bleachers who was moved to try to do the same one classroom at a time. >> there's no easy walk to freedom anywhere. >> reporter: jim axelrod, cbs news, boston. >>> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," special coverage on the death of nelson mandela. we
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 2:00am PST
of issues from income inequality to raising the minimum wage to immigration. what issues will be at the forefront of his agenda as we enter 2014? >> i think he would like to see something get done on minimum wage but i'm not sure much can get done. all eyes will turn to this budget deal between representsive ryan and murray to see if they can prevent another shutdown. >> thanks for your time as always, kevin. >> thanks for having me. >> this is "first look" on msnbc. stay with msnbc for more coverage of nelson mandela's death. "way too early" starts right now. >> i have challenan idea of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony. and -- and with equal opportunity. it is what i hope to live for and to achieve. but if need be it is for which i am prepared to die. >> nelson mandela, lived to see a free democracy in south africa. this morning, his passing at age 95 means different things to people in different generations, from starting out as a lawyer and man of action to political prisoner to symbol to historic leader, to an icon and living
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 2:30am PST
and the president has not seen his uncle in 20 years. as for omar obama, an immigration judge said he could stay in the country because he qualified for permanent residency. >>> the man once call called america's top cop back in the big apple. new york mayor elect bill deblass yo announced bill bratton as new yorks's police commissioner. he ran the police force 20 years ago and he vowed to repair the relationship between officers and minority neighborhoods amid the nypd's controversial stop and frisk program, a tactic he has embraced in the pass while the incoming mayor has criticized it, bratton said a book he read when he was 9 will guide him on his new beat. >> i checked this thing out so often that i don't think anybody else in boston ever saw it. it is a book about the new york city police department of 1956 and i loved the title "your police." in this city, i want every new yorker to talk about their police, my police, with respect and with confidence that they are going to be respected. >> bratton has led the boston and los angeles police departments. >>> pope francis bringing another big
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
the case and i hope immigration reform is something that should happen. what can the leaders learn as they tackle the issues and being the leader? >> exact low. i'm not an expert in immigration, but i know this. no nation has prospered by cutting off immigration. no situation where that happens. how they get here legally is a matter of debate, but the fact is you go to silicon valley in california and out of the top five guys, maybe three are immigrants. we do not want to cutoff the brain, but we should welcome people. they say you have something to contribute to our nation? welcome. >> pastor, can i ask you about mental illness? >> sure. >> i was at an event where a woman's son committed suicide. she now goes to schools to talk to teens about these things that kids have a hard time connectioning on or talking about. she brings a dog to break the ice and try to get a conversation going. i look and wondered how she continues. what drives her. i know you had a terribly similar situation. >> yeah. mental illness is the last taboo. nobody wants to talk about it. ten years ago we took t
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
patients are actually immigrants who have a lot of competing priorities, family issues, child care issues, maybe not being able to find work or finding work and not being insured and health care sometimes isn't the top priority for them. we need to understand that so that we can help them take care of themselves physically and emotionally to deal with all these other things. they also have to be working through with people living longer and living with more chronic conditions i think we're going to see more patients coming through. >> starting next year, every day 10,000 people will hit the age of 60 until 2020. . >> the needs of the patients that we see at kerr senior center often have to do with the consequences of long standing substance abuse and mental illness, linked to their chronic diseases. heart failure, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, stroke, those kinds of chronic illnesses. when you get them in your 30's and 40's and you have them into your aging process, you are not going to have a comfortable old age. you are also seeing in terms of epidemics, an increase in alzheimer's and
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am EST
-year-old andy kimm who immigrated from south korea went through the program and is now a full-time stylist. >> the first time i couldn't do this very well. i couldn't but a lot of people helped and now i can. >> reporter: he's making more than $30,000 a year but he knows that there's great opportunity for growth in a high end salon like this. owner diane fisher says all it takes are the skills required along with hard work and a very nice salary could follow. >> there's been some that make $200,000 a year. >> reporter: styling hair? >> yes, yes. >> reporter: what do you think about that? >> i think it's wonderful. it makes me feel really good. i love it. >> local career counselor colleen smith says waiters at nice restaurant, temp workers and seasonal workers can make more than $15 an hour. >>> in today's health alert, the shopping impact of measles even now 50rbgs years after a high -- 50 years after a highly effective vaccine was approved. the virus still kills more than 400 children a day worldwide. health officials say people infected overseas are sparking outbreaks with u
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
in the united states legally. >> he had ignored the immigration proceedings against him for decades. and after he was arrested on a drunk driving charge in 2011, some of the deportation proceedings started. he was under pressure to be deported, but this week, a judge said it was okay for him to stay in the united states. so, really, it's what he said in court, in the court proceedings this week about president obama staying with him for three weeks. that's kind of why the white house felt to need to come out and clarify this. >> the uncle is going to stay in the united states. obviously, he's lived here for 50 years, but he's finally got legal status. >> he does. legal status, he's going to get a green card. >> do we know if there's a relationship at all between the uncle and the president? do they talk on the phone, have meetings? >> there seems to not be any relationship. jay carney said they fell out of touch and they haven't really spoken. the attorney didn't indicate one way or the other. she didn't really want to go there. there seems to be no contact between the two. >> maybe they'll re
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
. also a lot of angry over a growing immigration crisis in dominican republic, forcing doe hinn can born of haitian descent to be stripped of their citizenship. they're hoping to send a message to president martelly. >> talks in geneva are expected to focus on inspections that have to be carried out to ensure that iran's compliance that the del will ease sanctions against iran. many see the agreement in the first steps in solving disputes. israel has vehemently voiced opposition saying iran cannot be trusted. >>> almost a month after typhoon haiyan struck philippines, recovery is months if not years away, but there is a major effort to get local economies moving again. we go to tacloban, the hardest hit. >> roland is a fisherman, or he was, given that his boat is 65 kilometers inland. >> how much are you earning before the typhoon and how much now? >> before i was earning 300 pesos a day, but now i don't earn anything because i don't have a boat. >> and the truth is, his story is replicated thousands of times across tacloban. the challenge after the emergency aid phase is to get people w
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
to do that. in cases he's chosen not to enforce laws like immigration law. is that, is he right? is this a president crossing the constitutional line. >> has a duty to execute the law. in instances with the affordable care act. removal of the cap on out of pocket expenditures he has changed law and doesn't have authority to do. that the president said he can't wait on congress. under our system of government he has to. he has been inconsistent with article two. >> mr. attorney general, thank you for updating us appreciate it. >> thank you. >> when we come back, incredible choices for tonight's video of the day. your choice, your selection is next as we continue tonight on "hannity". we are gao celebrate the union of tim and laura. it's amazing how appreciative people are when you tell them they could save a lot of money on their car insurance by switching to geico...they may even make you their best man. may i have the rings please? ah, helzberg diamonds. nice choice, mate. ...and now in the presence of these guests we join this loving couple. oh dear... geico. 15 minutes could
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
the flat tax idea, makes a lot of sense, he didn't mention here that he is going to allow immigrants to come in. i better be careful here. >> no, relax. >> keep going, bob. >> it's going so well before. >> stand down, bob beckle. >> by the way, i want to congratulate you on getting this on your show. i was on your show last week. you got the top rated show -- >> the number one show in all -- >> so we'll see how i do against paul. >> beckle can light a fire in a crowded room and make things happen. his plan is not only economic, it's also education, it's also regulation. it's socioeconomics. >> i love that he goes, he talks about it. on the epa stuff, i would just say from a messaging standpoint, very careful, if you say you're going to reduce epa. moms here, dirty air, dirty water, kids aren't protected. so careful with that. i think kentucky's got a lot of problems, probably could use his attention right now. i think he's setting himself up for possibly bigger office in the future. and that this is something that is bold and courageous. >> and exactly right, dana's right -- >> it's
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
optimism on immigration reform that house republicans have to go back to constituents and say, here's what i was able to achieve in the house of representatives. that's going to be the thing that's going to be pressing and some folks might be wanting for come next year. >> just going back again to the interview with chris and the president. he also asks, chris matthews asks president obama about 2016. we don't have to play it but he played the middle game, complimenting them both heavily. >> it was a very diplomatic response. president obama holds both in high he steam. the political community doesn't expect both of them to run. it's going to be one or the other and right now looks like hillary clinton. >> mark, have a great weekend. thanks for joining us. if you missed chris's interview, it does reair today at 4:00 eastern on msnbc. we'll be right back. [ paper rustles, outdoor sounds ] ♪ [ male announcer ] laura's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today her doctor has her on a bayer aspirin regimen to help reduce the risk of another one. if you've had a heart attack, be sure to
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
of history and on issue after issue today. immigration, gay rights, health care, inequality. republicans are on the wrong side of history once again. joining me now is karen finney. thanks for being here tonight. >> good to be with you. >> karen, this isn't ancient history. as recently as 2003, the right wing national review magazine was blasting mandela for his, quote, vicious anti-americanism. and his, quote, praise for terrorists. do these conservatives think we've just forgotten what they've said about mandela over the years? >> and i think they've all forgotten history. if i'm not mistaken, he was talking about the iraq war. there was some substance to that and he was not alone in some of the things he was talking about at that time. but as you said, now everybody wants to be on the right side of history. they don't want to talk about the times when gene kirkpatrick tried to block sanctions. >> now, it isn't only in history. last night rick santorum comparing the fight against apartheid with the fight against obama care. and when you see things like this and you look at what nelson
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
in haiti with president clinton. as a new citizen, andres is taking on a cause, backing immigration reform that would grant legal status to undocumented workers. >> i think this is a country of faith, and faith tells me that we have to be taking care of those that didn't get the same chances we got. between four and six restaurants. >> reporter: calling himself an entrepreneur and not an activist, he says his success is an example of what immigrants can contribute. >> i know i'm the perfect poster boy. >> reporter: the restaurant industry is on the front lines. the reality is, many hire workers here illegally and buy produce picked by undocumented workers. any risk to your business, that by being so politically involved, you might turn some people off? >> i don't think i have any issue on being active. >> reporter: for his next new restaurant, andres is researching america's earliest colonial recipes and comfort foods to design a new menu. >> what is this to you? >> reporter: it looks like a great old campfire s'more with a very elegant twist. making s'mores with foie gras. >> you're good.
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am EST
we are talking about immigration reform -- all of these things that can expand the economy further. imagine what we could do if we made the commonsense investments in infrastructure. we could move even faster. >> and what jobs would be created on that. you mentioned extending unemployment benefits. could this report and subsequent good reports create an argument that we do not need these kinds of emergency benefits anymore? >> the thing to recognize is better,the economy gets there is a mechanism in place that makes them go away on their own. this is not a benefit that extends indefinitely. improves, the way emergency unemployment works, people are less eligible. at the moment, we have so many people who are long-term unemployed. the average duration of unemployment is something like 36 months. that is unacceptably high. it has a self-correcting mechanism. if we continue to grow at this pace, there will be fewer and fewer people availing themselves of the benefits. that is the genius of this work. it helps people to keep those benefits. by the way, if you take away these benefits a
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